Miraya Rescue Turtle

juvenile Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.175), admitted 9 June 2019, Landaa Giraavaru, Baa Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 7.4kg / 38.1cm (on admission);

 

Miraya was found on the beach outside our watersports centre (Landaa Giraavaru), tangled in discarded ghost fishing net. She was brought to our rehabilitation centre to receive a freshwater bath; Betadine and honey were applied to treat her wounds.

Miraya appeared weak and refused food, and sadly died a few hours later.

Miraya Olive Ridley rescue turtle Maldives
Miraya Olive Ridley rescue turtle Maldives
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